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AP TOP 25 REWIND: No. 7 Creighton has rough week of losses

In a week when three top-10 teams in the AP Top 25 lost, No. 7 Creighton might have taken the biggest hit.

The Bluejays lost Saturday to Marquette in their first game without point guard Maurice Watson Jr., who suffered a season-ending knee injury . Creighton (18-2) is now in transition, figuring out how to play without the nation's assist leader (8.5 per game).

It's going to take some time for Creighton to adjust, as evidenced by the 102-94 home loss to Marquette.

"When they made a little bit of a run we didn't react very well," Creighton coach Greg McDermott said afterward. "That's probably where we missed Maurice the most. We just didn't have a voice...

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